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Strategic Finance Senior Manager

Finance & Insight   |   Job ID  1478265
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Job Summary

As a Senior Manager on the Global Strategic Finance team, you will be responsible for shaping and managing strategic finance initiatives and for providing financial support to strategic business development initiatives. This position will be responsible for providing analytic support and complex modeling to enable fact-based decision making on Audible’s business, investments, and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Your analysis will help strategy leaders understand the financial impact of Long Range Strategic Plan. Finally, this role also includes a reporting component which will require analysis and reporting to understand if desired returns have been achieved.

Ideal candidates are critical thinkers that can use their own experience in conjunction with data to understand and highlight trends that are crucial to Audible’ s continued success. You will provide compelling and well-researched analysis for use in shaping strategic decisions. This role will provide you with an excellent understanding of Audible’ s business in a highly competitive subscription landscape. Essential to your success in this role is your ability to take a pragmatic approach in a fast-paced competitive environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Assist in the building of our financial projections tied to our Long Range Strategic Plan.
· Closely partner with our Corporate Strategy and Business Development teams on projects and analysis.
· Deliver analytics projects and create business models driving key insights for making critical business decisions across global marketplaces.
· Perform ad hoc what-if scenario analysis for variable decision making.
· Build a solid understanding of our customers and the requisite KPIs needed to effectively run the business.
· Develop and strengthen relationships with key department personnel, including, Strategy and Marketing team members, business intelligence teams and Amazon finance counterparts.
· Develop and deliver executive level presentations on projects and investments.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
· 6+ years of professional experience in a financial planning / strategic advisory (Consulting or Investment Banking)/ operations analysis position.
· Demonstrated excellence in financial analysis and complex modeling.
· Proven ability to build relationships and communicate with peers, subordinates, executive management and other critical stakeholders.
· Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and deliver under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment.
· Effective executive interaction and influence.
· Advanced Excel modeling skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA.
· Solid Project management experience.
· Advanced analytical skills.
· Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills.
· Strong track record of managing deliverables from multiple parties to meet challenging deadlines.
· Strong track record of business partnership.
· P&L management and/or analysis experience.
· The ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines.


ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible' s service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.



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